PetSmart® Encourages Pet Parents to Show Extra Love to Their Furry Friends on Valentine’s Day

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PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On a day typically reserved for showing love to significant others, why
not show a little extra love and attention towards your pet – that loyal
companion who doles out unconditional love and affection all year long.

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“No longer is Valentine’s Day only about expressing our love and
appreciation for the humans in our life, it’s about including the other
important family members, our pets,” Eran Cohen, chief customer
experience officer, PetSmart said. “After all, who is more loving and
loyal than our furry companions?”

To help celebrate, PetSmart is sharing some great ways to shower your
best friend with love this Valentine’s Day.

Delight Your Pet With a New Toy: Demonstrate your bond with your
pet with a plush toy from the Martha Stewart Pets® Collection that says “Purrfect
Match
” or an “I
Dig You
” bone. Make your love go further by giving a gift that gives
back! Exclusive to PetSmart, the Luv-A-Pet™ Pound Puppies line
designates 10 percent of the proceeds from item sales to be donated to
PetSmart CharitiesTM in the U.S. and PetSmart CharitiesTM
of Canada to help pets in need.

Treat Them to Something Sweet: BLUE
BuffaloTM Be Mine Bars
, a wholesome treat packed with
fruits and veggies, make a great healthy treat. For those who like to
bake a little love into their own treats, PetSmart is sharing an
easy-to-execute Pupcakes recipe using Milk-Bone® dog biscuits. Click here
for the simple and creative pet-friendly recipe.

Keep Our Pets Kiss-ably Fresh: It’s the month of love, and
also National Pet Dental Health Month! On the day where extra kisses are
in order, ensure your pet’s teeth are clean and breath is fresh with Greenies®
Dental Chews
or Arm & Hammer™ Advanced Care Fresh Breath Cat
Mints
. Try a teeth cleaning service at PetSmart’s grooming salon.

Show Off Your Love with Home Pet Décor: Pets love a new bed to
snuggle up in, especially one shaped like a donut!
Bigger dogs are sure to love a pink, puffy paw-print
bed
from Martha Stewart Pets. For the DIY-er, PetSmart is offering a
fun pet-themed Valentine’s Day photo
frame project
.

Outfit Your Pup in Style: With an array of adorable tees, tanks
and dresses to choose from with fun slogans like, “Cutie
Pie
” and “Love,”
dogs will look festive for their Valentine’s Day romp in the park, trip
to the office or photo ops worthy of social sharing. For pups that
prefer a more understated approach, a pink and red polka
dot collar
from the Martha Stewart Pets Collection makes a beautiful
yet practical gift.

Treat Your Pet to a Spa Day: PetSmart salons offer a range of
indulgences perfect for pampering your pet. In addition to refresher
services like grooming and pawdicures, pet parents can also treat their
pets to fun, decorative Pet
Expressions
chalking, feathering and heart stencils, which will not
only make pets feel special, they’ll look special, too.

A Play Date For Them, A Date Night For You: Treat your pup to PetSmart’s
Valentine’s Day Night Camp
! Saturday and Sunday only, from 5 p.m. –
close, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp™ locations go pink and red, complete
with special treats, paving the way for pet parents to enjoy date night.

Make a New Best Friend: What better way to celebrate the day of
love (or weekend for that matter) than by adopting! About 15,000-plus
loving pets will be waiting to find a forever home during PetSmart’s
National Adoption Weekend, Feb. 12-14, at more than 1,400 PetSmart
stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.

For more information about PetSmart’s Valentine’s Day products,
services, deals and store hours visit www.petsmart.com.
Selection of products may vary by location. PetSmart services offerings
(e.g., grooming and Doggie Day Camp) are subject to availability and pet
age, health and vaccination requirements apply. Pet Expressions are not
available in SC, Boulder, CO and select cities in CA. Colors may vary by
salon. Available to puppies 12 weeks and older.

For more information about PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend
and how to adopt, visit http://petsmartcharities.org.

About PetSmart

PetSmart,
Inc.
 is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions
for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we
believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection,
PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their
pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This mission impacts
everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates,
and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 53,000
associates, operate approximately 1,433 pet stores in the United States,
Canada and Puerto Rico and approximately 202 in-store PetSmart®
PetsHotel®
 dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a
broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers
dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart
Doggie Day Camp
 day care services and pet adoption services
in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents – including PetSmart.comPetFoodDirect.comPet360.com and petMD.com –
offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care
information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership
with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart
Charities™
 and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save
the lives of more than 450,000 homeless pets each year. In addition,
PetSmart supports organizations that make communities a better place to
call home through our philanthropy program, PetSmart
Gives Back
™. By giving back to the communities where we live and
work, PetSmart not only celebrates the power of pets to enrich
people’s lives—we live it.

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Contacts

Golin for PetSmart
Danielle Bickelmann, 972-341-2503
dbickelmann@golin.com
or
PetSmart
Media Line
623-587-2177